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Toby Ord: Above the Abyss

Toby Ord: Above the Abyss over the abyss

In June 2022, the long-awaited book on existential risks was published. It was translated by Anna Štádlerová and many members of the Association provided expert advice. It was introduced by our former President Jan Kulveit. Why are existential risks an important topic for effective altruism? Effective altruism addresses important changeable and neglected problem areas. Existential risks have long been one [...]



Founding and leading new organisations to tackle major global issues has been identified by 80,000 Hours as a career that can have an extremely high positive impact. Taking this path involves not only identifying a good idea, but also testing it, and then building the organization by investing in strategy, staff selection, management and culture. Even just [...]